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Rethinking science together. The future is Open Science.

The Open Science Magazine invites you to discover science in the digital age: new, modern, future-oriented. Every month we propose new perspectives, articles, podcasts and work sheets around Open Science to inspire you. Let us learn, grow and advance together.


Practical Open Science tips for download III

The e-training plan for more Open Science in daily routine

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Practical Open Science tips for download II

The e-dossier für science communication with Social Media

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Practical Open Science tips for download I

The e-dossier for economic practice

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Contribute to the economic and social policy debate in Europe

Publishing in the trade journal Intereconomics

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Make your voice heard in economic policy debate

Publishing in the trade journal Wirtschaftsdienst

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I want to show that economics is cool

Dr Agne Kajackaite talks about her experience with Open Science

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How networking within the Open Science community supports your own research

Dr Caroline Fischer talks about her experience with Open Science

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Publishing papers on EconStor

EconStor is the ZBW’s repository which offers research literature in Open Access and makes it findable through various portals and search engines.

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Open Science is a driver of societal changes

Professor Elke Schüßler talks about her experience with Open Science

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Open Science can lead to “Feed Forward” mechanisms in research

Dr Ali Aslan Gümüsay talks about his experience with Open Science

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It must become easier to publish insignificant results because they show courage

Professor Urs Fischbacher talks about his Open Science vision

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Critical questioning pays off for your career in the end

Dr Maren Duvendack talks about her experience with Open Science

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Scholarly communities must run their own journals

Professor Jochen Koch talks about his experience with Open Science

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Publishing replications in the International Journal for Re-Views in Empirical Economics (IREE)

IREE is the first journal in economics dedicated to the publication of replication studies.

PRACTICAL GUIDE IREE

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Qualitative data are shareable

Dr Isabel Steinhardt talks about her experience with Open Science

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Open Science needs infrastructures

Dr Marc Scheufen talks about his Open Science insights

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To do Open Science means to break new ground

Professor Thomas Gegenhuber talks about his experience with Open Science

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The sharing of teaching concepts creates (inter)national awareness

Dr Maximilian Heimstädt talks about his experience with Open Science

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Publishing in Open Access

Two different approaches to publishing in Open Access

WORK SHEET 20

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Open Science can improve the quality of research

Professor Gerald Schneider talks about his experience with Open Science

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Open Science takes the stress out of PhD supervision

Professor Susann Fiedler talks about her experience with Open Science

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Open science needs open evaluation

PRACTICAL GUIDE 12: Assessing researchers with regard to Open Science

PRACTICAL GUIDE 12

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The opinion of your peers matters

PRACTICAL GUIDE 11: A different way of evaluating research

PRACTICAL GUIDE 11

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Where to house your data well and safely

PRACTICAL GUIDE 10: How to disseminate your data well

PRACTICAL GUIDE 10


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Earn credit for your research data

PRACTICAL GUIDE 9: Making research data available

PRACTICAL GUIDE 9

How to make sure that others can read your papers

PRACTICAL GUIDE 8: Dissemination of your publications in Open Access

PRACTICAL GUIDE 8

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What are the FAIR principles?

Explaining metadata standards briefly

WORK SHEET 19


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Write it down today so you can reuse it in the years to come

PRACTICAL GUIDE 7: Working reproducibly: for yourself, for others

PRACTICAL GUIDE 7

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How to keep track of your research data

PRACTICAL GUIDE 6: Planning data management

PRACTICAL GUIDE 6

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Where to find literature without paywalls

PRACTICAL GUIDE 5: Using freely accessible resources

PRACTICAL GUIDE 5


Science communication with social media

PRACTICAL GUIDE 4: Risks and how to manage them

PRACTICAL GUIDE 4

Science communication with social media

PRACTICAL GUIDE 3: Evaluation and impact

PRACTICAL GUIDE 3

Science communication with social media

PRACTICAL GUIDE 2: The choice of the proper tools

PRACTICAL GUIDE 2


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Science communication with social media

PRACTICAL GUIDE 1: Preparation

PRACTICAL GUIDE 1

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Open Access increases the impact and the visibility of research

Dr Bettina Höchli talks about her experience with Open Science

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Demonstrate coding skills

How to use GitHub successfully

WORK SHEET 18


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Generation O: Openness is the way to go

Open Science as the “new normal” after the crisis?

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Digital teaching for all

Licensing tips for making OER reusable

WORK SHEET 17

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Openness is now the rule for big invitations to tender for research

Dr Tom Brown talks about his experience with Open Science

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Open Science requires and fosters international networking

Professor Michael Kirchler talks about his experience with Open Science

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Presenting knowledge transfer clearly

How to write understandably

WORK SHEET 16

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Openness facilitates the acquisition of third-party funding

Professor Leonhard Dobusch talks about his experience with Open Science

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Organise knowledge transfer efficiently

Questions you should clarify before your next presentation

WORK SHEET 15

Get credits for datasets

Data archives that economists should know

WORK SHEET 14

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Open Source ensures visibility

Dr Wolf-Peter Schill talks about his experience with Open Science

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Open Science opens many doors

Professor Jürgen Huber talks about his experience with crowd analysis projects

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Anonymise datasets

Tips for anonymising your data

WORK SHEET 13

More visibility after conferences

How you can prolong your visibility beyond the actual event

WORK SHEET 12


Practise your elevator pitch for networking at conferences

Worksheet 11: How you can practise your pitch with friends & family

WORK SHEET 11

Future trend connectivity

Trends in science communication as exemplified by Open Science

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Replication studies and their value for society

Why economists should do more replication studies

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Publishing insignificant results

Worksheet 10: How to save your time, nerves and money with pre-registration

WORK SHEET 10

Replications are hard work that pays off

Professor Jörg Peters talks about his experience with Open Science

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ZBW study on Open Economics

Results of an empirical study of transparency and openness in the everyday working lives of economists

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Let society share in scientific knowledge

Professor Harald Oberhofer talks about his experience with Open Science

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We profs need to be role models for Open Science

Professor Uwe Cantner talks about his Open Science vision

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Open Access increases the range of influence

Dr Nadine Schlömer-Laufen and Dr Stefan Schneck talk about their experience with Open Science

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Opening up space for exciting collaboration

Work sheet 9: How you can invite others to collaborate with Open Science

WORK SHEET 9

Open Science as a catalyst for your career in research

Work sheet 8: Where you can communicate your openness

WORK SHEET 8

Become visible through transparent data

Work sheet 7: How you can publish your research data

WORK SHEET 7


Open Science is the future

Professor Gunter Friedl talks about his experience with Open Data

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Finding ears to listen beyond the boundaries of research

Dr Judith Kohlenberger talks about her experience with Open Science

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International exchange through Open Access publications

Dr Sebastian Wichert (ifo) talks about his experience with Open Science

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Technical skills and openness go together

Dr Nikos Askitas talks about his experience with Open Science

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Reaching the top of national and international research with Open Source

Professor Claudia Kemfert talks about her experience with Open Science

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What the Open Science movement can learn from the Covid-19 crisis

Interview with Professor Isabella Peters

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Make your pre-print accessible

Work sheet 6: How to present your pre-print to your peers

WORK SHEET 6

Connect paper and analysis efficiently

Work sheet 5: How to organise your research from the beginning

WORK SHEET 5

Make your data sustainable

Work sheet 4: How to upload your data to an online repository

WORK SHEET 4


Speed up publishing with an ORCID ID

Work sheet 3: How to save time with automatic standardised information

WORK SHEET 3

Improve your research with preregistration

Work sheet 2: How to document decisions systematically

WORK SHEET 2

Increase your visibility

Work sheet 1: How to be more visible to your peers and funders

WORK SHEET 1


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Dr. Doreen Siegfried

Head of Marketing & Public Relations
Editor of Open Science Magazine
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Head of Open Science Transfer
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